Altarnun

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Altarnun Parish Church

Altarnun is a village and parish in Cornwall, United Kingdom, on the north-eastern edge of Bodmin Moor[1] at grid reference SX 223 811.

The parish of Altarnun includes the village of Fivelanes and the hamlets of Bolventor, Treween and Trewint, and had a population of 976 according to the 2001 census.[2] The moorland area of the parish is large and lies west of the village towards Rough Tor and southwards towards Dozmary Pool. The village is in the valley of the Penpont Water and the parish is divided by the A30 trunk road which passes through Fivelanes.

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  1. Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 201 Plymouth & Launceston ISBN 978-0-319-23146-3
  2. "Altarnun". http://www.bodminmoor.co.uk/altarnun.html. Retrieved 2009-06-22.